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Review and Images: LEGO Disney Castle 71040

Chandelier on first floor of LEGO Disney Castle 71040.

One of the biggest LEGO sets ever produced in terms of pieces and height, LEGO’s Disney Castle is a faithful and detailed rendition of the Cinderella castle at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in Florida from the front and houses a whimsical collection of room vignettes referencing a number of popular Disney animated films (mostly 20th century). While this set does offer some playability (really, if only because it’s huge), it appears to have been designed more with the premise of “look but don’t touch.” Continue reading

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Review and Images: LEGO Minifigures Series 16 – 71013 with Feel Guide

Complete set of 16 minifigures from Series 16

Series 16 (71013) of the LEGO collectible minifigure series has arrived with 16 new minifigures. There is a good mix of everyday-life-esque characters like the babysitter and hiker with more zany and fantastical characters like the Ice Queen and Banana Guy. This review also features a feel guide so you can (successfully) feel which minifigure is in which blind polybag if you are shopping in a store. Continue reading for image gallery, set overview, and full review. Continue reading

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Review: LEGO Star Wars Battle on Takodana 75139

Full set from LEGO Star Wars Battle on Takodana Set 75139.

In theory, LEGO Star Wars Battle on Takodana is supposed to recreate the Battle of Takodana from Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens with LEGO bricks. In actuality, you should think of this set as a way to acquire five minifigures, including three rare ones. Continue reading

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Review: LEGO Star Wars Geonosis Troopers 75089

Full battle pack set from LEGO Star Wars Geonosis Troopers 75089.

If you are trying to build out your LEGO Star Wars Grand Army of the Republic, LEGO Star Wars Geonosis Troopers is a must-have addition to your collection. The AT-RT walker isn’t a bad addition, either, although your feelings on it may be a bit more negative if you’re a fan of the old-school non-shooting blasters. Continue reading

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